2009 Jazz Grammy Winners

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, among the winners at this year’s Grammys.

Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Randy In Brasil :Randy Brecker[MAMA Records]

Other nominees: John McLaughlin, “Cannon Re-Loaded”- all-star Adderley celebration, “Miles from India”, Yellowjackets

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Loverly: Cassandra Wilson[Blue Note]

Other nominees: Karen Allyson, Stacey Kent, Kate McGarry, Norma Winstone

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
Be-Bop: Terence Blanchard, soloist: Track from: Live At The 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival (Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary All-Stars)[Monterey Jazz Festival Records

Other nominees: Gary Burton and Chick Corea, Till Bronner, Pat Metheny, James Moody

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
The New Crystal Silence: Chick Corea & Gary Burton[Concord Records]

Other nominees: Bill Frisell, Brad Mehldau, Alan Pasqua- Dave Carpenter – Peter Erskine Trio, Pat Metheny with Christian McBride & Antonio Sanchez

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Monday Night Live At The Village Vanguard: The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra[Planet Arts Recordings]

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Other nominees: Carla Bley, Gordon Goodwin, Joe Lovano with WDR Big Band, Vince Mendoza

Best Latin Jazz Album
Song For Chico: Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra[Zoho]


There were wins in other categories for eg Bela Fleck and Jack De Johnette

Full details of the 2009 Grammys are HERE

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